Department of Planning & Development

The mission of the department is “to coordinate the planning activities of all departments, districts as well as parishes of the diocese and to ensure that the local congregations are involved in the planning processes”. This support of planning maintains all kind of church development projects: The construction of churches or schools, improving life conditions or empowering special groups like women or children. Horace Kamkoto is an acting Head of Department


The department’s aim is to support the KAD leadership in the management of the diocese and the decision making. This involves:
  • To formulate strategic, intermediate and operational plans
  • To direct the diocese, districts and parishes to identify their local resources to finance their plans
  • To undertake appraisal and feasibility studies for church projects
  • To organize fundraising for approved diocesan projects
  • To monitor the implementation of diocesan projects at all levels
  • To facilitate the evaluation of plans and projects
  • To care out qualitative and quantitative forecasts related to important variables that effect on the diocese
  • To advice the diocese on matters of policy and empowerment of marginalised persons

The projects are structured in short- and long-term projects. Short-term projects last up to six months and deal with constructions of school buildings or churches. Long-term projects are planned for three years and empower special groups with workshops, trainings and special support. The department is currently implementing four long-term projects, funded by the Church of Sweden:

Karagwe Environmental Conservation Project(KECP)

Adolescent Girls Empowerement(AGE)


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